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Financial: Consumer Affairs Links
- Advertising Standards Authority
Includes codes of Advertising and Sales Promotion, Annual Report, adjudications, research reports and surveys.
- Consumer Focus
Uk-wide body replacing National Consumer Council &c.
- Consumer Focus Scotland
Formed from Scottish Consumer Council, energywatch Scotland and Postwatch Scotland.
- Financial Services Authority
Home site of the single statutory regulator responsible for regulating deposit-taking, insurance and investment business. Includes FSA register, searchable by firm name or number and Handbook Online.
- Food Standards Agency
Includes scientific information, details on food hygiene, labelling, press releases, regulation, complaints and enforcement.
- Mailing Preference Service
Includes Telephone Preference Service and Fax Preference Service. Register here to stop unwanted direct mailshots, sales calls and faxes.
- Office of Fair Trading
Includes Codes of Practice, text of relevant Acts, downloadable leaflets and press releases dating back to 1998.
- Trading Standards Institute
One stop shop for consumer protection information in the UK.
- UK National Statistics
Figures on a wide range
of social & economic topics including health and social care..
- Vehicle & Operator Services Agency
Work of agency involves processing applications for licences to operate lorries and buses, registering bus services, vehicle testing schemes, enforcing legal standards and regulations and investigating vehicle accidents, defects and recalls. Site search engine. Recalls Bulletins and other publications downloadable.
Disclaimer: Links to reference sites are for guidance only. While Clackmannanshire Libraries attempts to maintain and monitor the currency and accuracy of linked reference sites it does not accept responsibility for their content, which may be subject to change.